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OK. I'm a newb at anything Linux. I admit it. Nearly helpless I am.
I installed Ubuntu 10.10 on an external drive. Had issues for a bit, but when I connected via cat5 cable, *poof* wireless was working - well, even! Then got my new hard drive installed & loaded up the same distro on it.
No wireless, no matter what. I've been through tons of sites & nothing yet has managed to connect me to my home network.
The chipset is 4311 as 'eth1'.
Love Ubuntu, but I've GOT to have wireless or this thing is just a boat anchor.
The result of iwconfig is:
"lo no wireless extensions
eth0 no wireless extensions
eth1 IEEE 802.11 Access Point: Not Associated
Link Quality:5 Signal Level:0 Noise Level:0
Rx invalid nwid:0 invalid crypt:0 invalid misc:0"
The home network is detected, but listed as "hidden". Not sure of the meaning there, but the SSID is tranmitted. Ubuntu will not connect. I have tried both changing & disabling my security with no results.